Get Out: Music, Theater, Brass Bands and Blind Boys

Beat that candy hangover with our handpicked weekend events.

Looking for weekend plans? Look no further:

When/Where: Performances 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday at , , 1010 Madison St. in Oak Park.
Why Go: Kevin Theis directs Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie, "an endearing, yet heartbreaking, portrait of a family searching for the path to respectability and security after a long and embarrassing detour of hardship."
Price: $25; tickets here

When/Where: Classes run Fridays through Dec. 16 at , 110 N. Marion St. in Oak Park.
Why Go: Music teacher Clara D'Onofrio of Ms. Clara's Mini Musicians offers free parent-child music classes for kids 6 months old through kindergarten.
Price: Free

When/Where: Doors open 6:30 p.m. Friday at the , 200 N. Oak Park Ave.
Why Go: Sponsored by several area mental health agencies, Friday's event will feature Erasing the Distance, a Chicago acting troupe that performs "to educate the community about mental health and decrease mental illness stigma."
Price: Free

When/Where: 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at , 924 Lake St. in Oak Park.
Why Go: Get down for a good cause. Saturday's fundraiser, sponsored by the Mystick Krewe of Laff Social Aid and Pleasure Club, will feature New Orleans-style family fun, food and tunes from the BS Brass Band. Proceeds benefit West Suburban PADS.
Price: $5 suggested donation

When/Where: 9 p.m. Saturday at FitzGerald's, 6615 W. Roosevelt Road in Berwyn.
Why Go: Gospel legends the Blind Boys of Alabama bring their soulful act to Berwyn's legendary roadhouse. Fiddler Sara Watkins, of Nickel Creek, opens.
Price: $35; tickets here


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